Peter Sarsgaard quotes

Born
March 7, 1971, St. Clair County, Illinois, U.S.

Occupation
Actor.

Peter Sarsgaard is an American actor.

The only way to silence a room that’s laughing at you is to sort of take over.
– Peter Sarsgaard
Even a good politician, someone who is very ambitious, chooses not to see trouble.
– Peter Sarsgaard
I frequently gravitate toward characters that have some urgency or soul.
– Peter Sarsgaard
The only way to silence a room that’s laughing at you is to sort of take over.
– Peter Sarsgaard
But the way that we’ve got it organized in our family, we try not to work at the same time, so I’m just now starting to look around. I think I’d like to do a film.
– Peter Sarsgaard
I like to work as an actor. Not just for money, but because I really enjoy acting.
– Peter Sarsgaard
If you go in and audition for roles rather than just be offered them, then you kind of get a chance to kind of discover that you can do something that you didn’t think you could do.
– Peter Sarsgaard
To me, one of the main things that a director does is create the tone of his movie.
– Peter Sarsgaard
I don’t really worry about being typecast much. I mean, everyone in Hollywood is typecast to a degree.
– Peter Sarsgaard
I like anything that is like an obstruction, something that I have to act through is good.
– Peter Sarsgaard
Im okay with being unimpressive. I sleep better.
– Peter Sarsgaard
If all the circumstances of acting are made to easy, then there’s no grain of sand to make the pearl.
– Peter Sarsgaard
I don’t really worry about being typecast much. I mean, everyone in Hollywood is typecast to a degree.
– Peter Sarsgaard
I always think change is important in a character. The most dynamic choices that you can make for a character are always the best ones.
– Peter Sarsgaard
I’ve always looked at the world as a place where people have done evil things. There are people in the world, for instance, that would describe Americans as evil.
– Peter Sarsgaard